Regions / Syria
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
Hezbollah has squandered any credibility as revolutionaries it had left by supporting the Assad regime in Syria.
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.